In the TV series South Park gingers are seen as freaks without a soul. In the episode ‘Ginger Kids’ everyone bullies them and doesn’t treat the as equals, being ginger is also a disease that can not be cured. Throughout the episode they are seen as evil, even when Eric Cartman tries to help the gingers from being discriminated. Although this may just be a joke, its sure to effect many people in real life.
One kid was getting bullied because of this episode and made this video in 2010, however people bullied him more for it and he received a lot of hate. Gingers not having souls became a viral/ global issue.